Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2009

Pages :   404-406

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Estimation of Cefixime and Erdosteine in its Pharmaceutical Dosage Form by Spectrophotometric Method



Address:   Nanda RK*, Gaikwad J, Prakash A, Ghosh VK and Nagore DH
Pad. Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pimpri, Pune
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ABSTRACT:
Two accurate and precise methods were developed for the estimation of Cefixime and Erdosteine in its pharmaceutical dosage form. First method is area under the curve method; the areas under the curve in the range of 294.5-284.5 nm (for CEF) and 240.0-230.0 nm (for ERD) were selected for the analysis. Second method is first order derivative spectroscopy by solving simultaneous equation, 309.0 nm (for CEF) and 227.5 nm (for ERD) were selected for the analysis. In both the methods linearity for detector response was observed in the concentration range of 10-50 µg/ml for both Cefixime and Erdosteine. The proposed methods were successfully applied for the simultaneous determination of both drugs in its pharmaceutical preparation. The results of the analysis have been validated statistically and by recovery studies.
KEYWORDS:
Cefixime; Erdosteine; area under the curve method; derivative spectroscopy.
Cite:
Nanda RK, Gaikwad J, Prakash A, Ghosh VK, Nagore DH. Estimation of Cefixime and Erdosteine in its Pharmaceutical Dosage Form by Spectrophotometric Method. Asian J. Research Chem. 2(4):Oct.-Dec. 2009 page 404-406.
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